Vava‘u protestors say tour breaches the government’s own Covid-19 emergency laws

    Ne ‘i ai ha kau fakahā loto ‘i Vava’u ne nau talitali mai e ‘Eiki Palēmia’ mo ‘ene kau Lotu ‘Aukai’ he uike kuo ‘osi’. Ko e taha ‘enau fie ma’u mei he Palēmia’ ke ta’ofi ‘aupito ‘a e lao fakataputapui fakavavevave ke malu’i e Koviti-19 hangē ko e kefiu’ mo e tāuhi vāmama’o mita ‘e 1.5 ’ he ‘oku hangē ne maumau’i pe lao ia ko ia’ ‘e he Palēmia’ mo 'ene kau minisitaa’ lolotonga ‘enau ‘i Vava’u’. Ko e lao fakataputapui kefiu' (curfew) kuo fokotu'u' kuo' ne fakamahino 'a e tokanga 'a e pule'anga' ke ta'ota'ofi 'a e feō'aki' pea neongo kuo fokotu'u e taimi pau ki ai, ka 'oku 'asi mei he fefolau'aki 'a e timi lotu 'aukai ia 'a e palēmia' hangē 'oku 'ikai ko ha me'a ia 'oku fu'u mahu'inga 'a e kefiu'. Pea ko e taha 'eni ia 'o e 'uhinga 'oku pehē ai 'e he kau fakaanga' ko e polokalama lotu ia ko 'eni, 'a ia 'oku fua ai 'e he kakai' ha fakamole laui kilu, 'oku 'ikai hano mo'oni 'e taha 'oku fai fakamamata mo taumu'a ia ki he me'akehe. Ko e lao fakataputapui fakavavevave ko 'eni 'a e pule'anga' kuo 'osi puke ai 'o faka'ilo ha kakai 'e toko 500 tupu he māhina 'Epeleli'.


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